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who invented tragedy


who were the tragic playwrights?

aeschylus, sophacles and eurpides

What were mystery plays

depict lives of the saints

What were mortality plays

used bible stories to teach life lessons

What was the most famous morality play? characters of the play?

everyman- fellow ship, knowledge and good deeds

What are interludes?

more comedy and humor-centered on social stereotypes

Most well known example of interlude?


who were the 3 great heroes in english renaisance drama

christopher marlowe, will shakespear and ben johnson

Who wrote the cid

pierre cornelle

who wrote plays that are considered classic comedy?


Who is henrick ibsen

norwegian, responsible for the rise of modern drama - a doll's house

Anton Cheknow

russian, most plays are about aperson being tempted of wordly success, sad, the seagull, uncle vanya, three sisters

What four things does dialect indicate?

regionalism, gender, ethnicity, and social class

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